Gibson v. Progress Bank of Florida

54 So. 3d 1058 (Fla. 2d DCA 2011) This appellate proceeding was launched after a commercial lender attempted to discover the personal financial information of family members of the party who guaranteed the loan. The trial court had denied the family members’ motion for protective order and Shannon McLin Carlyle was retained on an emergency…


Glary v. Israel

53 So. 3d 1095 (Fla. 1st DCA 2011) The trial court entered a non-final order directing a law firm and an individual to transfer funds to a receiver appointed to wind up a separate law firm’s affairs. Shannon McLin Carlyle and her colleagues appealed the ruling, and successfully persuaded the appellate court to vacate the…


Johary Aviation, Inc. v. Turan

47 So. 3d 333 (Fla. 5th DCA 2010) Johary Aviation moved to set aside a default entered in the trial court against it and the trial court denied its motion. Attorney Shannon McLin Carlyle appealed the denial and Turan attempted to defend the ruling on two fronts. First, it claimed that the appeal was untimely,…


Spectrum Interiors, Inc. v. Exterior Walls, Inc.

2 So. 3d 1093 (Fla. 5th DCA 2009) Attorney Shannon McLin Carlyle and her colleagues successfully appealed a Final Judgment entered after a jury verdict in favor of a sub-subcontractor in a construction dispute. The Opinion found that the trial court improperly allowed the jury to consider certain damage elements, and reversed in part and…


MQ Associates, Inc. v. North Bay Imaging, LLC

270 Fed. Appx. 761 (11th Cir. 2008) In this non-compete case, Shannon McLin Carlyle and her colleague successfully defended a judgment in federal court dismissing the plaintiff’s tort claims, and also upheld the trial court’s equitably crafted temporary injunction.